interpretive tours

The cork route and the Algarve hills

The cork route and the Algarve hills
Did you know that the best cork in the world is produced in the hills of the Serra do Caldeirão? That Portugal is the world's main exporter and that apart from supplying corks for the best wines,...

Walking a part of the Via Algarviana

Walking a part of the Via Algarviana
Via Algarviana is a long distance pedestrian path referred to as GR13. It's about 300 kms long, starts in Alcoutim and ends at Cabo de São Vicente, Sagres, going through the central Algarve along the...

The barrier islands of Ria Formosa by boat

The barrier islands of Ria Formosa by boat
After an obrigatory visit to Olhão's fish market in the morning a great part of this day is spent to get to know better the Ria Formosa natural park (PNRF) in general and...

The Vicentina coast

The Vicentina coast
Southwest Algarve offers unique sites where the simplicity and conservation status of natural resources are the hallmark of the region. The Vicentina coast makes part of  a natural park...